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US Congressman Steve Scalise shot at baseball practice in Virginia

Others were working out in the Members-only House gym when somebody stopped the workout of House Speaker Paul Ryan . We are united in our anguish. He was killed when police returned fire. Scalise's leadership position comes with a traveling security detail. He hit Steve Scalise . Scalise, who was standing at the second base plate, was struck by gunfire and collapsed. Read More »

Trump calls Comey cowardly for leaks


Former FBI director James B. Comey appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. "He gave his notes to a Columbia law professor because he wasn't man enough to give the notes directly to the media when he wanted them out to the media", Lewandowski told NBC's morning show " Today ". Read More »

GOP Whip Steve Scalise among those shot at Del Ray park

The Democrats were practising at another facility. In a statement, Capitol Police said Griner was in "good condition in the hospital having been shot in the ankle", and Bailey "was treated and released having sustained a minor injury during the incident". Read More »

Donald Trump being personally investigated for obstruction of justice

The ex-FBI chief, James Comey , last week outlined awkward meetings with Trump and said the President made him uncomfortable discussing the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . Mueller is already in possession of the memos written by the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, who documented each of his interactions with the President . Read More »

London fire: tower block death toll rises to 17

Fire engulfed the social housing block in the early hours of Wednesday, turning it into a flaming torch in minutes. Latest updates on the disastrous blaze can be found in The Guardian's live feed here. Mr Corbyn told LBC calls for sprinklers to be installed in high-rise buildings after a fatal fire at Lakanal House in south London in 2009 had not been heeded. Read More »

El Metro Transit to participate in National Dump the Pump Day


Started in June 2006 by the American Public Transportation Alliance (APTA), this national day promotes public transit as a convenient, environmentally-friendly travel option that saves riders money. Additionally, public transportation offers job access to millions of Americans; since almost 60 percent of trips taken on public transit are work commutes. Read More »

Eating fried potatoes reportedly linked to higher risk of death


The long 8-years study has found that people who eat french fries at least twice a week are at a risk of death compared to ones who don't eat it. People in the United Kingdom consumed three times as many chips in 2014 than in 1974 - including frozen chips bought in the supermarket - according to the Government's National Food Survey. Read More »

Proposed 'millionaire tax' question heading to Mass. 2018 ballot


Supporters say it would raise an extra $1.9 billion for education and transportation. "We are asking the public to make complex tax policy decisions, because we won't do it here", Durant said. Proponents said those most affected by income disparity should decide. The process to get a proposed constitutional amendment on the ballot requires the measure receive the backing of at least 25 percent of lawmakers meeting in a joint constitutional convention during two successive legislative ... Read More »

UP: Denied ambulance, man carries seven-month-old niece's corpse on bicycle


Despite repeated pleas to the hospital, no vehicle was made available to carry her body. "We have taken cognisance of the incident. I had to borrow a bicycle", PTI quoted Brijmohan. Her husband carried her body for some distance before hospital authorities, sensing trouble, arranged an ambulance. In a similar incident, Dana Majhi, a tribal, had to carry his wife's body on his shoulder for over 10 km, with his daughter walking alongside, in Odisha's Kalahandi district in August, a year ago as ... Read More »

London tower block search 'could take weeks'

Around 80 more people have been taken to hospitals across London , some of them critically ill with severe burns. One baby miraculously survived after being thrown from the ninth floor. A Senate committee has been investigating the use of non-conforming building materials and is due to finalise a report by October. Around 200 firefighters and around 40 fire engines remain at the scene this afternoon, with the blaze still smouldering and many tenants unaccounted for. Read More »

Owen Farrell a doubt for first Lions Test after suffering quad injury

Center Jonathan Joseph and winger Tommy Seymour scored earlier tries as the Lions were goaded by the Highlanders into producing some of their best attacking form on tour. Warburton returned from a minor ankle injury to play over an hour in the midweek defeat by the Highlanders in Dunedin . "But because there isn't that one person, I think you're going to have to try and build a combination at 12 and 13 together". Read More »

Sen. Grassley: Judiciary Committee Investigating Comey's Firing


Namely, they were upset with his very public handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe, which Sessions said was a "usurpation" of Justice Department authority. Our billionaire president knows what to say or do when he's making a business deal or running a big business. "Well, I guess I'm concerned about your recollection, really, because it's not that long ago", Sessions said. Read More »

Today Depomed Inc (DEPO) Stock Reaches 1 Year Low

Depomed Inc (NASDAQ: DEPO ) has average revenue estimates of $105.64 Million, compared to low analyst estimates of $94.5 Million and high estimates of $127.39 Million for the current quarter. Wellington Shields Cap Ltd owns 40,750 shares. The firm owned 342,635 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company's stock after buying an additional 159,235 shares during the period. Read More »

Kat: Isolated severe storms possible for Thursday


We are monitoring the potential for a round of strong to severe storms Thursday afternoon. There's a chance some of those storms could be severe as well. Storms may produce downpours, frequent lightning strikes, and locally gusty winds. Stay with the First Alert Weather Team for updates as they warrant. Read More »

Notre Dame Mocks Michigan With Recruiting Trading Card


Takacs' roots should run much deeper in South Bend. And this isn't a specialized tactic for recruiting Griffith, who is being recruited by Notre Dame and MI among others. Derrik Allen is four-star defensive back in the class of 2018. Thanks to every single coach who has offered me an opportunity to play college football, every offer is a blessing. Read More »

Michigan health chief charged in Flint water probe

The more corrosive river water caused lead to leach from pipes and into the drinking water . The city reverted back to Detroit's water system in 2015 but the damage was already done. Defense attorneys for the six officials spoke out against the charges. Schuette began an investigation in January 2016, probing into "what, if any, MI laws were violated in the process that resulted in the contamination crisis now forcing Flint residents to rely on bottled water for drinking, ... Read More »

European Union calls on Britain to clarify Brexit stance following snap elections

A senior Conservative source said: "We are making a lot of progress, it's all being done in the spirit of cooperation, with a real focus on strengthening the union and providing stability at this time ". Meanwhile, French President Emmanuel Macron has told May that the door remains open for the United Kingdom to remain in the EU. Without a so-called confidence and supply deal with the DUP, her party risks losing the vote next week on the Queen's Speech. Read More »

Area Ticks Carrying Different Diseases


Environmental health workers, dressed in protective clothing and gloves, pick the ticks off the fabric and place them in collection containers. Cornell Veterinary School says there are 16 different species of ticks here in NY state, so unfortunately lots of them out there. Read More »

Remember the professor who said Republicans should be executed?


The gunman , identified by law officials as James Hodgkinson , died after the shootout. Trump announced during an update from the White House that the suspect died after being taken to the hospital. Rep. Gary Palmer of Alabama said that the team was taking batting practice while he was playing shortstop and Rep. "On behalf of the government and people of Israel, I send our heartfelt wishes for a full and speedy recovery to Congressman Steve Scalise and the other victims of today's ... Read More »